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Consumer inflation rises 1.3 percent in August, providing more room for policy responses if the economic slowdown worsens

n addition, China's producer-price index declined 0.8 percent, which, when joined with the small uptick in consumer inflation, provides what one economist described as a "nice combination" that leaves more space for policy easing and less industrial deflation.
10 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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